Know Complete Paper Pattern of IBSAT 2018

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Want to pursue MBA? Want to make your career in the best business school across the country? ICFAI Foundation provides with distance learning of programs like MBA, Executive MBA, BBA, and Sectoral MBA. It also provides full time to learn programs like MBA. The IBSAT 2018 is prescribed by ICFAI.

ICFAI Business School Aptitude Test (IBSAT) is an entrance examination for business programs like MBA and Ph.D. Students planning to appear for IBSAT 2018 exam must know the Paper pattern and important dates. Below is the brief details discussed IBSAT Paper Pattern:

About IBSAT 2018 Paper Pattern:

  • IBSAT 2018 is an online examination which is Computer based.
  • Exam Duration is 2 hours
  • It consists of 4 sections including Verbal Ability, Quantitative Aptitude, Reading Comprehension, and Data Interpretation.
  • Total of 140 multiple choice questions. Each question has 5 alternative options.
  • Each question carries one mark each for each section.
  • No Negative marking for incorrect answer.
  • The medium of Language for Test is English.

IBSAT 2018 Exam Paper Structure

IBSAT 2018 Exam Structure is classified into 4 sections. Each section has different number of questions mentioned below:

Section Number of questions
Verbal Ability 50 questions
Quantitative Aptitude 30 questions
Reading Comprehension 30 questions
Data Interpretation 30 questions
Total questions 140 questions

IBSAT 2018 Exam Marking Scheme

  • Each question carries one mark each.
  • No negative marking applicable for wrong attempts.

How to take IBSAT 2018 Mock Exam

Mock test will help you boost your confidence. It will help you practice through each sections making you well versed with the exam pattern.

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IBSAT 2018 Exam Syllabus

The section wise syllabus will allow the candidate to go through all the topics covered in the sections. Below are the details of each section:

Verbal section:

  • This section consists of 50 questions each of one mark.
  • It tests the knowledge of English language proficiency.
  • It consists of questions based on Synonyms, Antonyms, Sentence Correction, Grammar, Idioms, Fill in the blanks, reasoning ability and so on.

Quantitative Section:

  • This section consists of 30 questions each of one mark.
  • The candidate is evaluated on mathematical, problem solving and logical abilities to solve the questions.
  • It consists of questions based on topics like Algebra, Geometry and analytical question, LCM, HCF, Time, Speed, Ratio and Proportion, Statistics, and so on.

Reading Comprehension Section:

  • This section consist 30 questions each of one mark.
  • It will contain about 4 unseen passages of 500 to 600 words.
  • 5 to 9 questions in each passage. It can be direct or inferential question.
  • It checks the ability of the candidate to read the passage quickly and select the correct answer.

Data Interpretation Section:

  • This section consist 30 questions each of one mark.
  • This section tests the logical, Critical reasoning and data interpretation skills ability of the candidates.
  • The candidate should have the ability to deal with complex data.
  • It consist questions based on Critical reasoning, Data sufficiency, Pie Charts, Bar graph, Line Graph, tables, and so on.

Important Dates for IBSAT 2018 Exam:

IBSAT 2018 Registration 1st July 2018 – 12th December 2018
IBSAT 2018 Mock Exam September 2018
IBSAT 2018 Exam 22nd – 23rd December 2018
IBSAT 2018 Exam Results 1st week of January, 2019